“Even though breaking a hole on the Great Wall may not be a problem as long as it is part of a worldwide phenomenon, it is actually unnecessary because it will not benefit the China release at all. I would then, recommend not to do it,” Li Chow, chief representative of Sony Pictures in China, wrote in a December 2013 email to senior Sony executives.
Sony changed the Adam Sandler film “Pixels” for global audiences to boost its odds of getting into China’s huge market. One cut: an attack on the Great Wall.
This makes me want to puke, actually. I wonder what else the US has whored itself into….
Source: How Sony sanitized the new Adam Sandler movie “Pixels” to please China